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seeking_wholeness

Member Since 31 Dec 2003
Offline Last Active Feb 13 2005 07:36 AM
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Tylenol

13 February 2005 - 07:36 AM

Does anyone have a problem with Tylenol? I ask because I am having a major itch fit on my thighs today, the likes of which I have not experienced since I was still eating wheat. I also woke up with more new acne this morning. The only thing I consumed yesterday that was out of the ordinary was extra-strength Tylenol caplets (I don't think I've taken an OTC painkiller more than a handful of times since I went gluten-free, actually). But I just looked Tylenol up on the web, and it is reportedly gluten-free. Maybe my body just doesn't like acetaminophen!

--Sarah

Help With Canned Beans!

13 December 2004 - 11:46 AM

Hi, all!

I find myself repeatedly reacting to meals that contain canned beans. After I determined recently that I was also reacting to the brand of chicken broth (Imagine Foods--labeled gluten-free and No MSG/No HVP, but I still react to it every time) that I often use in the same recipes, I expected no further problems with bean dishes, but that has not been the case.

Does anyone have a brand of canned beans that you use with no problems? I have tried Hanover, Bush's, Westbrae Organic, and Eden (although I can't prove that I had a problem with Eden beans, so I should probably try them again). I haven't tried Cento or Whole Foods 365 beans yet.

Thanks for any suggestions!

--Sarah

Outback

10 November 2004 - 07:16 PM

I don't know if others have had this problem, but I failed to notice the recent change in the (very) fine print of Outback's gluten-free menu and got sick after eating a salad with their house dressing, mustard vinaigrette.

I'm actually really ticked off at them, because this dressing used to be gluten-free, and it's the only one of theirs I can eat that I also like! I suppose I should pop on over to their website and complain now, while I'm thinking about it. :angry:

--Sarah

Intensity Of Intestinal Distress

26 October 2004 - 05:19 PM

After reading the news item here at celiac.com about irritable bowel syndrome possibly being triggered by IgG antibodies to food, I started wondering whether maybe the degree of intestinal involvement in celiac disease might correlate directly with anti-gliadin IgG levels. Do those of you who have been tested for celiac disease find this idea plausible, or does it not appear to be true in your case? I'm just curious.

--Sarah

Arrowhead Mills Soy Flour

12 October 2004 - 09:22 AM

I just had a nasty reaction to Arrowhead Mills soy flour. I opened a new bag yesterday, and it was the only suspicious food I ate all day. I know they DON'T use separate lines for their gluten-free flours.

I am really MAD about this--especially since I am sensitive to eggs and have found that soy flour really improves the quality of egg-free gluten-free baked goods! It infuriates me that I CAN'T FIND an OK brand of soy flour! Bob's Red Mill soy flour is processed on the GLUTEN LINES, so I can't trust it, and I have a hard time finding the only other brand I know about (Fearn--and I haven't even checked on the possibility of cross-contamination there yet).

GRRR.... If anybody knows of a safe soy flour, please let me know! Thanks!

--Sarah